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Mikhail Chigorin

1850 - 1908

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Mikhail Ivanovich Chigorin (also Tchigorin; Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Чиго́рин; 12 November [O.S. 31 October] 1850 – 25 January [O.S. 12 January] 1908) was a Russian chess player. He played two World Championship matches against Wilhelm Steinitz, losing both times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Chigorin has received more than 136,958 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Mikhail Chigorin is the 32nd most popular chess player (down from 29th in 2019), the 510th most popular biography from Russia (down from 436th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Chess Player.

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Among CHESS PLAYERS

Among chess players, Mikhail Chigorin ranks 32 out of 374Before him are Miguel Najdorf, Judit Polgár, Savielly Tartakower, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Johannes Zukertort, and Bent Larsen. After him are Yuri Averbakh, David Bronstein, Borislav Ivkov, Gioachino Greco, Efim Bogoljubov, and Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1850, Mikhail Chigorin ranks 29Before him are César Ritz, Besarion Jughashvili, Sami Frashëri, William Morris Davis, Ivan Vazov, and Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener. After him are Zdeněk Fibich, Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, Pavel Axelrod, Jack Daniel, Giuseppe Mercalli, and Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud. Among people deceased in 1908, Mikhail Chigorin ranks 22Before him are Machado de Assis, Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Wilhelm Busch, Victorien Sardou, Radoje Domanović, and Antoine Béchamp. After him are Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, Enomoto Takeaki, John of Kronstadt, Dersu Uzala, Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev, and Joseph Freinademetz.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Chigorin ranks 510 out of 3,262Before him are Rodion Shchedrin (1932), Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Boris Kustodiev (1878). After him are Viktor Abakumov (1908), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Sergei Ivanov (1953), Helena of Moscow (1476), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), and Martiros Saryan (1880).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Russia

Among chess players born in Russia, Mikhail Chigorin ranks 9Before him are Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Vasily Smyslov (1921), Viktor Korchnoi (1931), Vera Menchik (1906), and Savielly Tartakower (1887). After him are Yuri Averbakh (1922), Andor Lilienthal (1911), Elisaveta Bykova (1913), Olga Rubtsova (1909), Vladimir Kramnik (1975), and Alexander Kotov (1913).